Your PC Build?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Bill Gates03, Feb 11, 2007.

  1. Bill Gates03
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    Hey, I was just wondering what all the different computer setups we had in here. Just post what you have, and receive bragging rights if you built your own uber system!

    I have an:

    Intel Pentium 4 2.4A Prescott 2.4GHz Socket 478 Processor - OC to 3GHz - stock cooling
    ASUS P4P800SE Socket 478 Intel 865PE ATX Intel Motherboard
    SAPPHIRE 1024AC200DFA Radeon 9600 256MB DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card
    CORSAIR ValueSelect 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Desktop Memory
    Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JD 80GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
    SAMSUNG|SH-S182M DVD Burner
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition With SP2
    SAMSUNG 740B Black 17" 8ms DVI LCD Monitor

    What is your setup?
     


  2. FAST6191

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    Built my own the other week with help of the fine people here:
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=42858
    Still got to get around to overclocking though except for the graphics cards. The fact there are np less than 4 larges fans and 5 smaller ones makes for a nice and noisy system as well (keeps it very cool though).

    Some specs to save you clicking on the link (which seem remarkably simlar to many others around below which can not really be a bad thing):
    Asus P5N32-E SLi nForce 680 (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard:@£152.74
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=MB-209-AS
    Intel Core 2 DUO E6600 "LGA775 Conroe" 2.40GHz (1066FSB) - Retail @£205.61
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=CP-128-IN
    Gainward BLISS GeForce 7900 GS SILENT 512MB GDDR3 HDTV/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail x2 in SLI @£340.72
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=GX-041-GW
    Corsair 2GB DDR2 XMS2 Dominator PC2-6400C4 TwinX (2x1GB) @£199.74
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=MY-124-CS
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB ST3320620AS SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM @£66.96
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=HD-078-SE
    Sony AW-G170AB2 18x DVD±RW x12 Ram Dual Layer DVD-Writer - (Black) OEM x2@£39.92
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=CD-054-SO
    Akasa Ultra Quiet 650W Power+ iQ Active PFC ATX2.01 PSU - Black Nickel 1 @£93.99
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=CA-023-AK
    Antec Nine Hundred Ultimate Gaming case 1 @£70.49
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct....rodid=CA-065-AN
    Sub Total : £995.90
    Shipping (next day): £12.95
    Vat : £176.55
    Total : £1,185.40
     
  3. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    how do u overclock??? doesnt it make your proccessor go faster? I could use it! [​IMG]
     
  4. skullstatue

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    ATI Radeon X800GTO AGP flashed to Radeon X850XT
    Intel Pentium 4 2.8HT
    Seagate SATA 160GB HD
    Tyris 19" SXGA LCD
    NZXT Guardian Black Casing
    G5 Logitech Mouse
    1GB of off brand RAM [​IMG]
    BenQ DVD\CD-RW
    Windows XP Proffesional
    Ubuntu Linux
    ThermalTake 600W Power Supply
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    Stupid cousins scratched the living hell out of my case, it used to looks so awesome too.....
     
  5. skullstatue

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    Jugger, I wouldn't suggest overclocking. If you go too high with insufficient cooling you will break your system. Also, anyone can overclock their video card, but overclocking your processor is alittle bit harder. It requires a specific kind of motherboard, and if you screw it up you can kiss your RAM, motherboard, and CPU goodbye. Video card overclocking usually results in more heat for a couple of added frame rates (my GPU's core isn't very overclockable though).

    "crap I double posted oh well...."
     
  6. falcon64z8

    falcon64z8 GBAtemp Fan

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    I have a ladtop and the specs are:

    2.0 GHZ AMD Turion 64
    1 gig of ram
    80gig HD
    ATI x1600 256 DDR
    15.4 screen


    Its decent for a ladtop and I can practically played every game today.
     
  7. xalphax

    xalphax Internet killed the Ponystar.

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    laptop:

    3.06ghz pentium 4 mobile
    512mb ram (infineon)
    100gb hitachi travelstar
    external lg burner gsa-e10l (all the internal burners for laptops suck!)
    ati mobility radeon 9700 pro 128mb
    15.4" tft with 1400x1050 max res.
    os: winxp prof + slackware linux 11


    the good old playstation 2 with ps2linux as torrent-server ;-)
     
  8. legendofphil

    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    Recently built it:

    Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz (Stock cooling)
    EVGA 680i Motherboard
    2GB Corsair DDR2 PC6400 CAS4
    BFG 8800GTX
    Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer
    2x Seagate 7200.10 320GB SATA-II in RAID-0
    NEC 7170A DVD-RW
    Enermax 600W PSU
    Antec Nine Hundred Case
    Benq 19" FP91G+ Monitor
    Logitech G5 Mouse
    Logitech G15 Keyboard
    Windows XP MCE 2005

    Few other peripherals such as creative 2.1 speakers and Epson Scanner/Printer combo.
     
  9. azndragonguy115

    azndragonguy115 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Amd64 3800+ Newcastle 2.41ghz
    2GB dual channel Patriot memory (4x512mb)
    DFI Lanparty4 NF4 Mobo, not sure the model
    74GB Raptor
    Some huge Full Tower case
    eVGA 7600 GT 256mb
    cheap logitech mouse
    cheaper inland keyboard
    NEC 16X DVD rom
    Sony 16X DVD burner
     
  10. Bill Gates03
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    Hey, also say what the total cost of your system was!

    Has anyone custom ordered from CyberPower or anything?
     
  11. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    your system gave me wood

    when i saw the parts i knew you know whats your doing and that 4mb l2 cache must be aweeesome in games im soo jelaous lol
     
  12. friedchicken

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    intel c2d 6300
    ecs p4m800 agp version
    ati 9600xt
    1gb kingston hyper x ddr pc3200
    plextor dvd burner
    antec neohe psu
    antec soho case
    74gb raptor
    250gb seagate
    27" sony bravia xbr1
    logitech mx610
    generic $7 keyboard probably inland

    its not uber but great of HDTV, some gba emulation and starcraft. Starcraft still rocks after 12years.
     
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    I am not too sure how well this will work doing a cut/paste, but here goes nothing...


    --------[ EVEREST Ultimate Edition 2006 Â 2003-2006 Lavalys, Inc. ]---------------------------------------------------
    Version EVEREST v3.50.761
    Benchmark Module 2.1.169.0
    Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
    Computer DELL8400 (DELL8400)
    Generator id242
    Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 6.0.6000
    Date 2/11/2007
    Time 20:22
    --------[ Summary ]----------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------

    Computer Name DELL8400 (DELL8400)
    CPU Type Intel Pentium 4 630, 3000 MHz (15 x 200)
    Motherboard Name Dell Dimension 8400
    Motherboard Chipset Intel Alderwood i925XE
    System Memory 2,048 MB (DDR2-533 DDR2 SDRAM)

    DMI BIOS Vendor Dell Inc.
    DMI System Product Dimension 8400
    DMI Chassis Type Mini Tower

    Display:
    Video Adapter Radeon X1950 Series (512 MB)
    Video Adapter Radeon X1950 Series (512 MB)
    3D Accelerator ATI Radeon X1950 XTX (R580+)
    Monitor BenQ FP202W (Digital) [20" LCD] (16209153)
    Monitor Dell E193FP [19" LCD] (G656656PU4U9)

    Multimedia:
    Audio Adapter TriTech TR28602 @ Creative Audigy Platinum (SB0090) Sound Card

    Storage:
    Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
    Disk Drive Maxtor 7L250S0 ATA Device (250 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA)
    Disk Drive Multi Flash Reader USB Device (1,906 MB, USB)
    Disk Drive ST3300831AS ATA Device (300 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA)
    Disk Drive WDC WD5000KS-00MNB0 ATA Device (465 GB, IDE)
    Optical Drive LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1H ATA Device (Litescribe)

    Partitions:
    C: (NTFS) 239366 MB (74163 MB free)
    D: (NTFS) 476937 MB (29064 MB free)
    E: (NTFS) 286165 MB (21964 MB free)
    Total Size 979.0 GB (122.3 GB free)

    Input:
    Keyboard Logitech MX 3000 Laser
    Mouse Logitech MX 600 Laser
    Game Controller Saitek P2900 Wireless

    Network:
    Network Adapter Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Controller (192.168.1.2)
    FireWire Controller Creative Audigy IEEE1394 Firewire Controller (PHY: TI TSB41AB1/2)

    Peripherals:
    Printer Epson Stylus C82 Series (M)
     
  14. friedchicken

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    overclocking is expensive overall. it usually require buying expensive peripheral (micron chips rams are roughly 250+), higher end motherboard. if you want known results you can go to anandtech.com and copy their oc setup from their testing. from my experience, buying budget parts with higher stock cpu usually does the trick =). hell, im still on agp =) and ddr1.
     
  15. nintendofreak

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    AMD x2 4200+ (2.2 ghz)
    1 GB stick of G-skill ram
    160 GB HDD SATA 3.0 GB/s (16 mb cache, 7200 rpm)
    integrated nvidia 6100 gpu [​IMG] (for now!!)
    17" LCD (off brand, still works like a charm [​IMG] )
    LG DVD/CD Burner [​IMG]
    MOBO (forgot, will check when i get to the PC again)

    700 clams ($700 USD ) [​IMG]
     
  16. kenfrenzy

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    Quad Core Mac Pro with a 23" Apple Cinema Display. I love it, its my baby.
     
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    Q-Q-QUAD CORE? [​IMG]
     
  18. kenfrenzy

    kenfrenzy Advanced Member

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    Yup, quad core.

    Two 2.55ghz Dual-Core Intel Xeons
    4GB ram
    500GB HD
    Nvidia Geforce 7300gt
    Two 16x SuperDrives

    Not a gaming beast, but for video production work, its a dream.
     
  19. nintendofreak

    nintendofreak Around. Shoot me a PM.

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    Thats just sick [​IMG]

    Must have cost at least half a gold bar (literally)
     
  20. kenfrenzy

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    the computer itself was around 3800 I believe, and worth every penny [​IMG]